NOJHL releases Lumberjacks – Voodoos playoff schedule

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League released Monday the game schedule for its East Division playoff match-up between the Hearst Lumberjacks and Powassan Voodoos. Action in the best-of-seven set will all feature 7 p.m. start times with playing beginning Saturday, March 25 at Claude Larose Recreation Centre in Hearst. The Lumberjacks then […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks handle Rapids

Photos: Marlène Rheault HEARST, Ont. – Skating out to an early three-goal lead, the Hearst Lumberjacks rode the strength of that to top the French River Rapids 4-1 Saturday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League game at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. Like he did in a home ice victory over Elliot Lake Friday, Mason […]

Cubs pace NOJHL clubs in latest CJHL rankings

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Monday that the Milton Menace (OJHL) have taken over the leaderboard in the latest edition of its Top 20 Rankings, which applies for the period concluding October 16. Milton, who have yet to lose in regulation play so far this season, boast a solid 12-0-0-1 […]

High-scoring Hearst takes down Kirkland Lake

Media Library Photo: Marc-André Longval HEARST, Ont. – The high-scoring Hearst Lumberjacks continued their impressive goal production Friday night as they dropped the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners 8-4 Friday in a Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League match-up at Claude Larose Arena. Hearst needed just 140 seconds to open the night’s scoring as Dylan Ford put […]

Robbie Rutledge ready to suit up for the Lumberjacks!

HEARST, Ont. – The Hearst Lumberjacks are proud to announce the signing of Severn, Ontario native Robbie Rutledge. The 2004 born who stands at 6’02’’ and weighs at 185lbs was playing for the JR C Orillia Terriers last season and he was the top scorer of his U16 AAA North Central Predators two years ago. […]

NOJHL announces vaccination policy for 2021-22 season

SUDBURY, Ont. — The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League, along with the Ontario Junior Hockey League and the Provincial Junior Hockey League will require that all NOJHL, OJHL and PJHL Members be double-vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the commencement of team activities associated with the beginning of the 2021-22 season. The policy applies to all […]

NOJHL to resume play

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday, in partnership and cooperation with its member clubs as well as the various regional Public Health Units (PHUs) in the region, that regular season play will resume, in certain areas, beginning Tuesday evening. Continuing to observe an over abundance of care and caution, it […]

NOJHL: By the Numbers

SUDBURY, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League has reached the holiday break and while current COVID-19 lockdowns across Ontario makes it unsure when play will resume in 2021, plenty of accomplishments, past and present, are worth noting. Here’s a look at some of them via NOJHL: By the Numbers: 1: That’s where the […]

GALLERY: Rock hold off late Lumberjacks push

TIMMINS, Ont. – The Timmins Rock saw Derek Seguin tally twice before eventually holding off the Hearst Lumberjacks 3-2 in a hard-fought Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League encounter Tuesday night at McIntyre Arena. Pressing the pace throughout the first period, Timmins was eventually rewarded 13 and a half minutes into things when Rock captain Seguin […]

GALLERY: Lumberjacks pull out 3-1 decision over Rock

HEARST, Ont. – Getting a goal in each period was enough for the Hearst Lumberjacks as they went out to defeat the Timmins Rock 3-1 Sunday in Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League play at Claude Larose Recreation Centre. After having a nine-game point streak snapped on Friday, the Rock’s Josh Dickson began another run by […]